E.T. is currently in residence at the Royaumont Foundation (France) together with musicologist Jeanne Roudet (Sorbonne University), for a project on links between romantic vocality and piano practice during the 19th century. This project includes leading, animating, participating in severals seminaries, masterclasses and concerts of the institution.
Founded in 2015, this ensemble explores the esthetics of the italian repertoire from the 17th and 18th centuries, especially the one connected with the poetical and esthetical mouvement of the Accademia d’Arcadia. Their members thrive to rediscover the simplicity and naturality of the italian poetry through the inspiration of pastoral themes and secular language.
Within this project , E.T. approaches several early keyboards, such as the cembalo di martelli and the harpsichord , conducting from the instrument.
Questo silenzio ombroso
Torbianelli enrolls in a living research of composition processes of the past thorough creative experience. His compositions are based on musical subjects and forms issued from 19th century tradition.
Somes reconstructions of lost piano accompaniments from a 1830’s trumpet method, and one sonata for clarinet and piano have been published.
- Clarinet sonata on german folk tunes
- Bassoon sonata
- Piano solo pieces
- Vocal cantatas
Torbianelli shares his performance career with an important teaching activity as professor of fortepiano and historical performance practice in three european undergraduate & graduate programs. He is also regularly invited as guest teacher at many european conservatories and colombian universities.
Schola Cantorum Basiliensis – Basel (Switzerland)
University Paris Sorbonne
Le rubato : un cours d’Edoardo Torbianelli à Royaumont
Techniques, doigtés, gestes du piano de Chopin : un cours d’Edoardo Torbianelli à Royaumont
Torbianelli is regularly invited all over europe to participate as a teacher and lecturer.
April 2018 – Fondation Royaumont
“Chopin Piano concertos”
September 2018 – Summer piano academy – Lipari (Italy)